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Old Partner (2008)

Wonangsori (original title)
An elderly farmer lives out his final days with his wife and a loyal ox in the Korean countryside.

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An elderly farmer lives out his final days with his wife and a loyal ox in the Korean countryside.

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Thoughtful, poignant film
27 August 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this completely out of dumb luck at the mom and pop video store in my neighborhood. The owners are Korean and have been putting in lots of Korean titles as well as your usual USA blockbusters, which is just FANTASTIC.

I had no idea the kind of power this film would have over me. Though I'm American-raised, suburban-fed, this movie moved me in ways I cannot explain effectively in words.

It is definitely the kind of documentary that doesn't teach you anything new, but reminds you of all the old things you should never forget. It makes you FEEL more than SEE anything with your mortal eyes.

It is charming and funny in its own way. You'll chuckle, you'll laugh, but most of all you will FEEL and THINK about this movie long after it's over.


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